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1.
Home (2009 Documentary)
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With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked. (120 mins.)
 
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Earthlings (2005 Documentary)
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Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit. (95 mins.)
Director: Shaun Monson
 
3.
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (2006 Documentary)
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The documentary, "The Power of Community - How Cuba Survived Peak Oil," was inspired when Faith Morgan... (53 mins.)
Director: Faith Morgan
 
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Manufactured Landscapes (2006 Documentary)
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Photographer Edward Burtynsky travels the world observing changes in landscapes due to industrial work and manufacturing. (86 mins.)
 
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State of the Planet (2000 TV Series)
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David Attenborough investigates the latest scientific research to discover whether or not there is a global environmental crisis, and, if so, what solutions there are to it. (147 mins.)
Director: Kate Broome
 
6.
Are We Changing Planet Earth? (2006 Documentary)
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Sir David Attenborough undertakes a personal journey to discover how global warming is changing the planet. The Truth About Climate Change is a two part documentary presented by him asking the question: What is the future for our world? (60 mins.)
 
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Samsara (2011 Documentary)
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Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. (102 mins.)
Director: Ron Fricke
 
8.
The Cove (2009 Documentary)
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Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health. (92 mins.)
Director: Louie Psihoyos
 
9.
Blackfish (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. (83 mins.)
 
10.
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
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The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
 
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Bold Native (2010)
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Charlie Cranehill, an animal liberator wanted for domestic terrorism, emerges from the underground to coordinate a nationwide action as his estranged CEO father tries to find him before the FBI does. (105 mins.)
 
12.
The Animals Film (1981 Documentary)
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The film offers a comprehensive examination of the exploitation of animals in modern society. (136 mins.)
 
13.
Our Daily Bread (2005 Documentary)
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OUR DAILY BREAD is a wide-screen tableau of a feast which isn't always easy to digest - and in which we all take part. A pure, meticulous and high-end film experience that enables the audience to form their own ideas. (92 mins.)
 
14.
We Feed the World (2005 Documentary)
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A look at how the world's food is produced and how mass production changes the environment and the lives of people. (96 mins.)
 
15.
Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
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An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner
 
16.
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014 Documentary)
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Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability. (85 mins.)
 
17.
The 11th Hour (2007 Documentary)
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A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems. (95 mins.)
 
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Planeat (2010 Documentary)
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The story of three men's life-long search for a diet which is good for our health, the environment and the future of our planet - showcasing some of the best food you have ever seen. (87 mins.)
 
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Meat the Truth (2007 Documentary)
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Meat the Truth is a high-profile documentary which forms an addendum to earlier films on climate change... (74 mins.)
 
20.
Food Matters (2008 Documentary)
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Food Matter examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on topics organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy. (80 mins.)
 
21.
Forks Over Knives (2011 Documentary)
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Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. (96 mins.)
Director: Lee Fulkerson
 
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Vegucated (2011 Documentary)
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Vegucated is a guerrilla-style documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who... (76 mins.)
 
23.
Crazy Sexy Cancer (2007 Documentary)
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Crazy Sexy Cancer is an irreverent and uplifting documentary about a young woman looking for a cure and finding her life... (89 mins.)
Director: Kris Carr
 
24.
The Future of Food (2004 Documentary)
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THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled grocery store shelves for the past decade. (88 mins.)
Director: Deborah Garcia
 
25.
Hungry for Change (2012 Documentary)
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HUNGRY FOR CHANGE exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want you... (89 mins.)
 
26.
Fast Food Nation (2006)
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An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well. (116 mins.)
 
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Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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The Superior Human? (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that systematically challenges the common human belief that humans are superior to other life forms... (73 mins.)
 
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Speciesism: The Movie (2013 Documentary)
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A young man begins investigating the underworld of "factory farming" and soon discovers a growing political and intellectual movement that considers animals as important as humans. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Devries
 
30.
Your Mommy Kills Animals! (2007 Documentary)
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An in-depth look at the animal rights movement and the FBI's recent declaration calling them the number one domestic terrorist threat to the United States. (105 mins.)
Director: Curt Johnson
 
31.
I Am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA (2007 Documentary)
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A candid and introspective look at the extreme beliefs and motives of Ingrid Newkirk, the British-born co-founder and driving force behind People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the world's largest animal-rights organization.
Director: Matthew Galkin
 
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The Ghosts in Our Machine (2013 Documentary)
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A cinematic documentary that illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world. (93 mins.)
Director: Liz Marshall
 
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The Witness (2000 Documentary)
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Transformed by the love of a kitten, a tough New York City construction contractor is inspired to rescue abandoned animals, become a vegetarian, and take his message of compassion to the streets. (43 mins.)
Director: Jenny Stein
 
34.
Examined Life (2008 Documentary)
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Examined Life pulls philosophy out of academic journals and classrooms, and puts it back on the streets... (87 mins.)
Director: Astra Taylor
 
35.
Live and Let Live (2013 Documentary)
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Live and Let Live is a feature documentary examining our relationship with animals, the history of veganism and the ethical... (80 mins.)
Director: Marc Pierschel
 
36.
Tegan the Vegan (2010 Short Film)
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Tegan is 12, in love with the coolest boy in class and just found out where meat comes from. Tegan faces intolerance and peer pressure as she struggles to she find the strength to follow her heart. (13 mins.)
Director: Marisa Martin
 
37.
Pirate for the Sea (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary on Paul Watson, who takes the law into his own hands on the open seas, confronting, by any nonviolent means necessary... (99 mins.)
Director: Ronald Colby
 
38.
Life and Debt (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary look at the effects of globalization on Jamaican industry and agriculture. (80 mins.)
Director: Stephanie Black
 
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Ashes and Snow (2005 Documentary)
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Exploring the shared language and poetic sensibilities of all animals. (63 mins.)
Director: Gregory Colbert
 
40.
Workingman's Death (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living. (122 mins.)
 
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Project Nim (2011 Documentary)
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Tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the 1970s. (93 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
42.
No Impact Man: The Documentary (2009 Documentary)
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Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact. (93 mins.)
 
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The Age of Stupid (2009 Documentary)
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A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change. (92 mins.)
 
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Just Do It: A Tale of Modern-day Outlaws (2011 Documentary)
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The world of environmental direct action has remained a secretive one, until now. Emily James spent... (90 mins.)
Director: Emily James
 
45.
Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story (2014 Documentary)
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We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs... (75 mins.)
Director: Grant Baldwin
 
46.
Vanishing of the Bees (2009 Documentary)
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This documentary takes a piercing investigative look at the economic, political and ecological implications... (87 mins.)
 
47.
More Than Honey (2012 Documentary)
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An in-depth look at honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia. (95 mins.)
Director: Markus Imhoof
 
48.
The Price of Sugar (2007 Documentary)
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On the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic, tourists flock to pristine beaches, with little knowledge... (90 mins.)
Director: Bill Haney
 
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The Dark Side of Chocolate (2010 Documentary)
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A team of journalists investigate how human trafficking and child labor in the Ivory Coast fuels the worldwide chocolate industry... (46 mins.)
 
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Human Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them... (50 mins.)
Stars: John Hurt
 
51.
Chasing Ice (2012 Documentary)
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Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. (75 mins.)
Director: Jeff Orlowski
 
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Up the Yangtze (2007 Documentary)
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At the edge of the Yangtze River, not far from the Three Gorges Dam, young men and women take up employment on a cruise ship, where they confront rising waters and a radically changing China. (93 mins.)
Director: Yung Chang
 
53.
An Inconvenient Truth (2006 Documentary)
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Director Davis Guggenheim eloquently weaves the science of global warming with Al Gore's personal history and lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change in the most talked-about documentary at Sundance. (96 mins.)
 
54.
GasLand (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved. (107 mins.)
Director: Josh Fox
 
55.
Gasland Part II (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that declares the gas industry's portrayal of natural gas as a clean and safe alternative to oil is a myth... (125 mins.)
Director: Josh Fox
 
56.
GasHole (2010 Documentary)
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About the history of oil prices and the future of alternative fuels. (101 mins.)
 
57.
Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future. (92 mins.)
Director: Chris Paine
 
58.
Plastic Planet (2009 Documentary)
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Werner Boote presents an up-close and personal view of the controversial and fascinating material that... (95 mins.)
Director: Werner Boote
 
59.
Waste Land (2010 Documentary)
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On the outskirts of Rio de Janiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives. (99 mins.)
Stars: Vik Muniz
 
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Taste the Waste (2010 Documentary)
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Why do we throw away so much food? And how can we stop this kind of waste?Amazing but true: On the way from the farm to the dining-room table, more than half the food lands on the dump. Most of it before it ever reaches consumers. (92 mins.)
Director: Valentin Thurn
 
61.
The Garden (2008 Documentary)
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From the ashes of the L.A. riots arose a lush, 14-acre community garden, the largest of its kind in the United States. Now bulldozers threaten its future. (80 mins.)
 
62.
The Gleaners & I (2000 Documentary)
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An intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country's poor and its provident, as well as by the film's own director... (82 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
 
63.
Climate Refugees (2010 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Michael Nash investigates mass migration caused by our changing climate. (95 mins.)
Director: Michael P. Nash
 
64.
Thrive (2011 Documentary)
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An unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what's really going on in our world by following the money upstream... (132 mins.)
 
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The End of the Line (2009 Documentary)
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Documentary filmmaker Rupert Murray examines the devastating effect that overfishing has had on the world's fish populations and argues that drastic action must be taken to reverse these trends. (85 mins.)
Director: Rupert Murray
 
66.
Flow: For Love of Water (2008 Documentary)
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Water is the very essence of life, sustaining every being on the planet. 'Flow' confronts the disturbing reality that our crucial resource is dwindling and greed just may be the cause. (93 mins.)
Director: Irena Salina
 
67.
Blue Gold: World Water Wars (2008 Documentary)
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Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival... (90 mins.)
Director: Sam Bozzo
 
68.
Tapped (2009 Documentary)
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Examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil. (76 mins.)
 
69.
Killer at Large (2008 Documentary)
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An overview of the politics, social effects and problems associated with the rising epidemic of American obesity.
 
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Fed Up (2014 Documentary)
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An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it. (92 mins.)
 
71.
Behind the Mask (2006 Documentary)
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Behind the Mask: The Story Of The People Who Risk Everything To Save Animals is a 2006 documentary film about the Animal Liberation Front. It took three years of filming, interviewing, and editing to complete. (72 mins.)
Director: Shannon Keith
 
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Sustainable Table: What's on Your Plate? (2006 Documentary)
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Over nine months, Mischa Hedges and Digital Sense Productions traveled the west coast to learn more about our food system... (52 mins.)
Director: Mischa Hedges